Seizure activity and neurological sequelae in Ugandan children who have survived an episode of cerebral malaria.

@article{Opoka2009SeizureAA,
  title={Seizure activity and neurological sequelae in Ugandan children who have survived an episode of cerebral malaria.},
  author={Robert O Opoka and Paul Bangirana and Michael J Boivin and Chandy C John and Justus S Byarugaba},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={75-81}
}
BACKGROUND Seizures are a common presenting feature in children with cerebral malaria (CM) and neurologic deficits have been described in survivors of CM. However few prospective studies have described the frequency of seizure activity and neurologic deficits in survivors of CM over time. METHODS Eighty-two children aged 3 to 12 years who survived an episode of CM were followed up and monitored for seizure activity and neurologic deficits at discharge, 3, 6 and 24 months. Seventy six children… CONTINUE READING